Posts Tagged ‘AIDS’

Bruce Vilanch and More Set for THE BIG GAY COMEDY SHOW to Benefit REAF, 4/13

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Broadway World
Bruce Vilanch and More Set for THE BIG GAY COMEDY SHOW to Benefit REAF, 4/13
March 11, 2014

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Philanthropy and stellar entertainment take center stage as the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation presents a special one-night-only benefit cabaret to raise funds to support local AIDS services. Don’t miss this evening of outrageous stand-up and musical comedy.

The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation (REAF) presents a special One Night Only benefit show THE BIG GAY COMEDY SHOW- featuring Bruce Vilanch (Comedian & B’way. star),Marga Gomez, Shann Carr, Ali Mafi, Kitty Tapata, Shawn Ryan, Katya Smirnoff-Sky, B.O.OB.S! Sunday, April 13, 2014 – 7:30 pm. Read More

West Coast Broadway, My Way Benefit, With Tyne Daly, Andrew Rannells, Bruce Vilanch, Lillias White, Held April 6

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Playbill
West Coast Broadway, My Way Benefit, With Tyne Daly, Andrew Rannells, Bruce Vilanch, Lillias White, Held April 6
By Michael Gioia
06 Apr 2013

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Tony Award winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy) and The Book of Mormon Tony nominee Andrew Rannells are among the lineup of performers taking part in the 29th annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.), Broadway, My Way, April 6 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.

The one-night-only performance benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the U.S. that provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Read More

Emmy™ Award-Winning Writer Bruce Vilanch to Host with Marlee Matlin and Pam Grier as Special Guests For The 15th Annual Visionary Awards

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Business Wire
Entertainment Aids Alliance (EAA) Set to Honor David Bishop of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Chris Long of DIRECTV and Amazon.com at the 15th Annual Visionary Awards Next Week
Published: November 9, 2012

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 09:  Writer Bruce Vil...

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JULY 09: Writer Bruce Vilanch arrives at The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science’s ‘The Last 70mm Film Festival’ Screening Of ‘It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’ at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on July 9, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

Emmy™ Award-Winning Writer Bruce Vilanch to Host with Marlee Matlin and Pam Grier as Special Guests

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday evening, November 14, Entertainment AIDS Alliance (EAA) will present its annual Visionary Awards to Chris Long, Senior Vice President, Entertainment & Production at DIRECTV and Dana Luthy, Category Leader for TV and Movies, who will be accepting the award on behalf of Amazon.com. The organization will also present its first-ever Lifetime Advocate Award to David Bishop, President Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The event will be held at The Beverly Hilton and Emmy™ Award-winning writer Bruce Vilanch will host the evening. Award-winning actresses Marlee Matlin and Pam Grier will also be on hand to present the awards. Read More

Bruce Vilanch Tears Up Talking About Elizabeth Taylor At Broadway Backwards

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

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Comedian Bruce Vilanch Gets Teary Reminiscing About Elizabeth Taylor’s House Parties at Broadway Backwards 7

March 6, 2012

Bruce Vilanch, who was supposed to duet with Michael Urie but ended up coming onstage stag when Urie had to bow out for a pilot. “It’s for the Will & Grace producers—he has the Grace part!” he joked. Instead Vilanch presented a generous endowment of $50K to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS from sponsor Lifetime (officially no longer just “Television for Women”, but for us gays too!), who supported the evening for the second year in a row. Vilanch got shaky-voiced and teary-eyed over the loss of that biggest and brightest AIDS fundraiser, Elizabeth Taylor. Read More

Bruce Vilanch, The Wizard of Oz, Help Is On The Way, Oh My!

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Zennie62.com
The Wizard of OZ, San Francisco Sunday Event: Help Is On The Way
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/abraham/detail?blogid=95&entry_id=70007#ixzz0wQohx7H7
Aug 12, 2010


For some reason, these events go together: today’s the 71st Anniversary of The Wizard of OZ and on Sunday, August 15th, at 7:30 PM PDT at The Herbst Theater in San Francisco, REAF, The Richmond Ermet AIDS Foundation holds its 16th annual presentation of “Help Is On The Way” called Help Is On The Way XVI. Read More

Club Fugazi: “Vilanch proved the perfect emcee…”

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
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Bay Area Reporter
The show must go on!
On the Town
Published 07/22/2010
by Donna Sachet


Last Monday’s Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation’s cabaret show featured the touring casts of Wicked and Young Frankenstein, joined by Hollywood funnyman Bruce Vilanch and sensational vocalist Sharon McNight, in the home of Beach Blanket Babylon, Club Fugazi.

These one-night-only events are a rare opportunity to hear these Broadway voices singing music of their own choosing, not from their touring hit shows, while raising needed funds for AIDS-related service organizations. The participants deserve kudos for giving up their one night off to participate in a show of this kind. In addition to some remarkable singing, we were treated to several moving dance numbers and lots of humor along the way. Read More